Cosmic Origins
Searching for answers about our universe and its origins

Infrared Science and Technology Integration Group

IR STIG Documents


  • NASA Astrophysics Roadmap, Enduring Quests, Daring Visions – NASA Astrophysics in the Next Three Decades [PDF]
  • The European Far-Infrared Space Roadmap [PDF]

2020 Decadal Review White Papers

IR Whitepapers Submitted to the COPAG for NASA Study


Title Submitted by
Single large cold telescope concept (CALISTO) [PDF] (2-page version) Bradford, M., et al.
Interferometer concept (SPIRIT) [PDF] Leisawitz, D., et al.
Shocked Molecular Hydrogen [PDF] Appleton, P., et al.
Epoch of Reionization [PDF] Cooray, A., et al.
Overcoming Confusion [PDF] Casey, C., et al.
TNO survey [PDF] Bauer, J., et al.
HD and planet formation [PDF] Bergin, T., et al.

Journal Articles

Review: far-infrared instrumentation and technological development for the next decade, Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, VOL. 5 ยท NO. 2 | April 2019. [PDF]

NASA Astrophysics Division

8 July 2024
Cosmic Origins Virtual Town Hall | July 10th, 2024, 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET
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Astrophysics Program Advisory Council (APAC) Meeting | July 23rd – 24th, 9:00am – 5:00pm ET
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Cosmic Pathfinders Program: Cosmic Chatter Series | Recordings
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Cosmic Origins Science Highlight | Alignment of Bipolar Jets Confirms Star Formation Theories
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